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File #: 23-313    Version: 1 Name: Approve Agreement with Carbon Solutions for EVCS
Type: Minutes Status: Consent Agenda
File created: 10/11/2022 In control: City Council Meeting Agenda
On agenda: 11/14/2022 Final action:
Title: CC - CONSENT ITEM: Approval of a Five-Year Agreement with Carbon Solutions to Install Electric Vehicle Charging Stations for Public Use at Various City Facilities and Curbside in the Public Right-of-Way.
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CC - CONSENT ITEM: Approval of a Five-Year Agreement with Carbon Solutions to Install Electric Vehicle Charging Stations for Public Use at Various City Facilities and Curbside in the Public Right-of-Way.

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Meeting Date: November 14, 2022

Contact Person/Dept.: Joe Susca, Public Works-Administration
Phone Number: 310-253-5636

Fiscal Impact: Yes [X] No [] General Fund: Yes [X] No []

Attachments: Yes [] No [X]

Commission Action Required: Yes [] No [X] Date:
Commission Name:

Public Notification: (E-Mail) Meetings and Agendas - City Council (11/9/2022); Carbon Solutions (10/19/2022)

Department Approval: Yanni Demitri, Public Works Director/City Engineer (10/31/2022)
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RECOMMENDATION

Staff recommends the City Council approve a five-year agreement with Carbon Solutions to explore the technical and financial feasibility of installing Electric Vehicle Charging Stations (EVCS) for public use at various City-owned facilities and curbside in the public right-of-way and, where feasible, install, own, operate and maintain the EVCS at Carbon Solutions expense.


BACKGROUND

In 2015, the City executed 10-year agreements with EVgo who owns, operates and maintains four EVCS for public use at City Hall and the Ince Parking Structure at EVgo expense. In 2019, the City executed similar 10-year agreements with EVgo for another six EVCS at the Senior Center and the Veterans Memorial Complex.

Electric vehicle (EV) sales continue their upward trend and now comprise 15% of new passenger vehicle sales in California and 5.6% of sales nationwide. Starting in 2035, internal combustion engine (ICE) vehicles will no longer be sold in California. To meet the ever-growing demand by EV drivers for publicly available EVCS, the City's Adopted Budget for Fiscal Year 2022/2023 included a workplan directing staff to continue to assess public EVCS infrastr...

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